The study was published in the journal Nature and reports how researchers modified fentanyl’s chemical structure to maintain its pain-relieving properties while reducing harmful side effects.
El Saafien received a two-year postdoctoral fellowship, while Morris was awarded a one-year predoctoral fellowship.
UF College of Pharmacy researchers will send a tissue-chip experiment to the International Space Station on Nov. 22.
UF Health honored 33 endowed professors and chairs across the six academic colleges at a special Celebrating Distinction ceremony on Oct. 13.
The annual event took place Sept. 19 at the UF Hilton Conference Center.
Swaan becomes the eighth dean of the college in its 99-year history.
The award winners were recognized at the Graduate Student Award Ceremony on Aug. 31.
Congratulations to the following UF College of Pharmacy faculty who were promoted and/or earned tenure on July 1, 2022.
The UF College of Pharmacy secured a record $32.3 million in research funding last year.
UF College of Pharmacy researchers Daohong Zhou, Guangrong Zheng and Yaxia Yuan developed a new compound that simultaneously attacks two key proteins critical for a cancer cell’s survival.